Chief Pilot - ATR42/72 | Papua New Guinea | Up to AUD200K p.a. | Direct Hire
All Licenses Accepted
Papua New Guinea
Up to AU$200,000 p.a. plus benefits

Airline: Our client is a charter carrier operating regional aircraft in different parts of the Southeast-Asia and Oceania regions.


We are looking for a Chief Pilot - Head of Ops with ATR42/72 rating to work for our airline client based in Papua New Guinea, on a direct hire by the airline.

Reporting to the Country Manager and the CEO, the Chief Pilot is responsible for the airline’s flight and ground operations:

  • Ensuring that flying operations are conducted in accordance with applicable air legislation and company manual and in accordance with the company’s licences.
  • Establishing and keeping current the company technical library containing all the required operational documents and publications for Flight Operations
  • Maintaining the Company system of flight crew administration and in particular a proper system of record keeping and rostering to facilitate observance of crew flight and duty time limitations and to enable monitoring of flight crew qualifications, licensing, and limitations.
  • Responsible for the effective and efficient rostering of all Pilots and to ensure a system of progression is in place to support the retention of key individuals.
  • Assist the Training and Checking Captains 
  • Establishing and overseeing a system of check and training for company pilots, other air crew, and appropriate ground staff to include check of pilot proficiency in normal and emergency procedures on each aircraft operated; and the provision of crew emergency training and dangerous goods awareness training
  • Liaise with the Authority in respect of all matters concerning the company’s operations.
  • Appointing lead pilots for contract, projects, or remote operations as appropriate.  
  • Ensure all corporate information is captured within the Company’s business systems adhering to Recordkeeping policies and procedures.
  • Other duties and responsibilities including but not limited to being part of the budget team

  • Valid CASA/EASA/ICAO/FAA ATP Licence
  • ATR42/72 rating is essential
  • 3 years of experience in operational control management position
  • At least 5,000 Total Flying Hours
  • At least 3 years of PIC with minimum 3,000 PIC hours

  • Up to AUD 200,000 per annum (inclusive of Per Diem)
  • Roster: 6 weeks ON - 6 weeks OFF
  • Accommodation
  • Flight tickets
  • Meal allowances


We accept all Licences. Visa and Work permit will be provided. 

Application Process
  • Resume
  • ATR42/72 rating
  • Valid Medical class 1
  • Passport (Valid 1 year)
  • No accident/ incident letter from the CAA/last airline


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